BCITO

BCITO stands for

34 years of experience training successful construction apprentices.

Become an apprentice

BCITO stands for

being proudly New Zealand owned and operated for our industry.

Hire an apprentice

I'm an employer

If you're an employer, you can get financial support to hold onto your existing apprentices and to take on new ones.

The Apprenticeship Boost scheme will help you strengthen your business and get someone into a job. Apprentices can be an important part of your business and potential future leaders in your industry.

We may be able to help you find a suitable person to hire who will be a great fit for your business.

Find an apprentice

Invest in the future of your business

Hiring apprentices and training your staff kaimahi makes your business more efficient and profitable. For the future of New Zealand, it's also critical you pass on your valuable knowledge to the next generation.

Learn how to hire an apprentice

I'm ready to start my apprenticeship now

You're working in a BCITO trade right now and your employer has agreed to train you. It's easy to get everything set up.

Start now

Latest news

In the Lounge, on the Tools: A BCITO Learning Initiative to Build Skills

17 June 2024

James Turner heard about BCITO’s Apprentice Lounge for Timber Joinery apprentices through his BCITO Training Advisor Damien. Keen to meet more new tradies like himself, he signed up straight away.

Swapping a Pension for a New Passion in Carpentry

10 June 2024

At the age of 66, the only new career most of us are considering is that of professional retiree. Not Marcus Brown, who recently embarked on an BCITO apprenticeship. Marcus graduated on 4 April 2024 with a New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry...

Whangārei Rising Star Jayden Hudson-Owen Takes Out Regional Certified Builders Apprentice Challenge

4 June 2024

Even at school, Jayden Hudson-Owen had big plans. A Gateway programme got him a job offer with a local builder straight away, and he’s continued to turn heads ever since. After winning the Whangārei Certified Builders Apprentice Challenge in April, the BC

Talk to us

If you're an aspiring apprentice, employer or educator, contact us today to find out how we can help. 

0800 4 BCITO
+64 4 381 6430
[email protected]

Level 5, 234 Wakefield Street
PO Box 2615
Wellington 6140

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